One Great History
Valentine’s Day Special: Problems of The Heart

Valentine’s Day Special: Problems of The Heart

February 9, 2021

Is it proper to walk arm-in-arm with your sweetheart? Should you sue a man for 'wasting your kisses'? You should probably tell you fiance about your secret child, right? Find out the answers to these not-so-pressing questions as Sabrina and Alex explore Problems of the Heart, a 1920s advice column published in the Winnipeg Tribune.

Winnipeg’s Believe it Or Not

Winnipeg’s Believe it Or Not

January 12, 2021

In our season one finale, Sabrina debunks and discusses some Winnipeg urban legends! 

Under the Boardwalk (at Winnipeg Beach)

Under the Boardwalk (at Winnipeg Beach)

December 29, 2020

This week, Alex talks about how Winnipeg Beach became city-dwellers’ favourite summer spot – especially for dating – in the early 20th century.

Christmas in Winnipeg

Christmas in Winnipeg

December 15, 2020

Sabrina and Alex were feeling so festive, they just couldn’t help themselves from recording this bonus Christmas episode! Alex goes through some charming and bizarre Christmas anecdotes through the years and traces the origins of the Eaton’s Fairytale Vignettes. Sabrina tells us a truly horrifying story about Santa’s reindeer, and then caps it off with the tale of Punkinhead, Rudolph’s less popular counterpart.

Eine Große Geschichte

Eine Große Geschichte

December 1, 2020

How do you make a population care about something that is literally on the other side of the world? If you're Winnipeg, you stage a fake Nazi invasion.

This week on One Great History: If Day.

The Haunting of Hamilton House

The Haunting of Hamilton House

November 17, 2020

Is Winnipeg haunted? Alex and Sabrina take a spirited visit to Hamilton House to discuss staged seances, questionable photographs, and more!

Hockey Night in Winnipeg

Hockey Night in Winnipeg

November 3, 2020

Sabrina and Alex go through Winnipeg's hockey history (it's more than just the Jets)!

One Great City

One Great City

October 15, 2020

Occasionally employed historians Sabrina and Alex talk about Winnipeg's wonderful and weird history in broad strokes. A "thesis episode", if you will.

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